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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE DAILY TIMES NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [7 JULY, 2017].



Below are the headlines found on The Daily Times Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 7 July, 2017.

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Chairman of the National Population Commission (NPopC) Eze Duruiheoma has stated that the country would require about N222 billion to conduct the 2018 census. He added that there is no substantial fund on ground with which the commission can start early preparation for the census. He also disclosed that the N33billion appropriated for the []The post We need N222bn to conduct 2018 Census NPC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
.Charges traditional rulers to assist govt Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday assured residents that his administration was doing everything within its power to put an end to the spate of serial killings by the notorious group known as Badoo in the Ikorodu axis of the state. Ambode, who gave the assurance while []The post Ambode vows to stamp out Badoo in Ikorodu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
*As Senate Finally Passes Bill Amending On NOUN Act Excitement and jubilation on Thursday reigned supreme among most students and graduates of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) as the Senate has now approved their participation in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and Nigerian Law School, henceforth. A Bill for an Act; National []The post Excitement as NOUN graduates can now attend Law School, NYSC appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Governor of Kano state, His Excellency Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and the State Executive Council have approved the renaming of Northwest University, Kano to Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano. The decision was unanimously agreed by the Executive Council during an extraordinary meeting of the council late last night to immortalize late Danmasanin Kano, Alhaji []The post Ganduje renames University after Maitama Sule appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State would today (Friday) launch its five satellites, the BIRDS-1 Project including the Nigerian CubeSat, code named NigeriaEdusat-1, from the International Space Station (ISS), KIBO into the orbit. Adebanjo Adegbenro, Head of the Information Unit of the institution made the disclosure in a statement issued to []The post FUTA Nigeria Satellite launches into orbit appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
*Says he needs a better budget as a tool to work The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje would seek to trivialize the issues he raised about the unilateral slashing of the budgetary allocation to []The post Fashola replies Danjuma Goje: Your remark is unparliamentary appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Federal Government says it will honor the order by the Federal High Court in Lagos to publish the names of high-ranking public officials from whom public funds have been recovered from and the circumstances under which such funds were recovered as well as the exact amount recovered from each public official. Recall that Justice []The post FG will publish the names of looters AGF Malamis says appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday admonished African leaders not to see education as an investment opportunities but what everyone should give to its citizens. The governor gave the advice at the Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, while declaring open the Toyin Falola International Conference on Africa and the African Diaspora (TOFAC). Akeredolu who []The post Akeredolu tasks African leaders on improvement of education appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Ni 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Senior Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, Barrister Okoi Obono-Obla, has petitioned the Cross River state governor, Prof Ben Ayade, over cult activities in his village. The petition was addressed to Governor Ayade and copied to the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, the National Security Adviser Abuja, the State Security Services, Abuja, []The post Presidential aide on Prosecution petitions Gov Ayade over cult activities in his village appeared first on Dai 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye has received a temporary respite as a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has made a temporary restraining order on the recall process initiated by some of his constituents. Justice John Tsoho gave the order after listening to arguments in an expert motion filed by Senator []The post Court Restrains INEC From Continuing Process For Dino Melayes Recall appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday ordered Senator Buruji Kashamu, to submit himself to police authorities for investigation. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba gave the order while delivering judgement on a suit filed by the Senator Kashamu over following an alleged assassination attempt on a House of Representatives member, Oladipupo Adebutu. The court refused grant Kashamu []The post Assassination allegation: Court orders Sen Kashamu to submit self for Police investigation appeared first on Daily T 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
In his earlier remarks, Speaking in Kaduna on Thursday while commissioning a zonal office of the EFCC, the acting chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu called on members of the public to support the agency in the fight against corruption in the country. Magu said that Nigerians must rise and do what is expected []The post We need to build prison for corrupt persons in Sambisa forest Magu appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
A senior advocate of Nigeria and human rights activist, Femi Falana has asked the federal government to ignore the Senate resolution demanding for Ibrahim Magu sack because their action is an act of illegality. Falana told the Daily Times on Thursday that apart from the resolution being an illegality it is an affront on the []The post Ignores Senate resolution demanding Magus removal, says Falana appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
*Says hes nightmares to corrupt people *Says Magu will remain as EFCC boss in Buharis tenure *We need to build prison for corrupt persons in Sambisa forest Magu *Shehu Sani walks out of the event as ElRufai arrives Apparently referring to the Senate and its leadership, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has sent a []The post Confirmation saga: We wont remove Magu, Osinbajo tells Senate appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
*Writes Reps, seeks lawmakers intervention against security agencies Former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, has petitioned the House of Representatives, complaining about alleged harrassment by security agencies. She is, therefore, seeking the intervention of the House to call security agencies to order. Mrs. Jonathans complaint was contained in a petition read during plenary on Thursday []The post Im being harassed, Patience Jonathan cries out appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Nigeria has been placed 5th in the ranking of the most dangerous country in the world by The World Economic Forum, WEF. The ranking is part of WEFs biennial tourism report with one section focusing on safety and security. 136 countries were ranked and Nigeria was the 5th most dangerous based on violence and terroristic []The post Nigeria Ranked 5th Most Dangerous Country In The World By World Economic Forum appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Following the mayhem unleashed on residents of some parts of Ikorodu area of Lagos state, and the recent spread of the suspected cultists murderous trail in other parts of the state, affected residents have rallied round to build up a security code and culture around and within every family in the trouble areas. We gave []The post BADOO MAYHEM: Ikorodu residents take up own security against Badoo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Chief of Political/Economic Section at the United States Consulate in Lagos, Mr. Thomas Hines and Maria Davy Denko, the Political Officer at the Consulate recently spent time with Ijaw Monarch, Alaowei Broderick Bozimo and other stakeholders in a renewed effort to mediate and broker harmony in the conflict torn state. The duo made a whistle []The post PANDEF, America, chart roadmap for peace in Niger Delta appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), says there is need to ensure that the quality of medical laboratory services are improved upon, to strengthen health care delivery services. Alhaji Toyosi Raheem, National President, AMLSN, disclosed that the quality of laboratory results impacted positively on diagnosis of health conditions, which consolidates quality healthcare []The post Lab scientists call for improved medical lab services, accreditation appeared first on D 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The National Population Commission (NPC), has urged the Federal, State and Local governments to boost investment in family planning methods to provide adequate sexual and reproductive health services in the country. Mr Eze Duruiheoma, NPC Chairman, made the call at a news conference in Abuja to mark the commencement of the commemoration of the 2017 []The post NPC urges FG, states to boost investment in family planning appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The importance of early diagnosis in Scleroderma disease also described as skin hardening, experts say, cannot be overemphasised as it will help improve patients outcome. Consequently, they suggested that the sooner the disease is diagnosed, the earlier appropriate treatment can commence. Because scleroderma disease is progressive in nature, that is, it []The post SCLERODERMA: Early diagnosis prevents kidney, heart damage, say experts appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN), says there is need to ensure that the quality of medical laboratory services are improved upon, to strengthen health care delivery services. Alhaji Toyosi Raheem, National President, AMLSN, disclosed that the quality of laboratory results impacted positively on diagnosis of health conditions, which consolidates quality healthcare []The post Laboratory scientists call for improved medical lab services, accreditation appeared fir 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The importance of early diagnosis in Scleroderma disease also described as skin hardening, experts say, cannot be overemphasised as it will help improve patients outcome . Consequently, they suggested that the sooner the disease is diagnosed, the earlier appropriate treatment can commence. Because scleroderma disease is progressive in nature, that is, it can get worse []The post SCLERODERMA: Early diagnosis prevents kidney, heart damage, say experts appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The National Population Commission (NPC), has urged the Federal, State and Local governments to boost investment in family planning methods to provide adequate sexual and reproductive health services in the country. Mr Eze Duruiheoma, NPC Chairman, made the call at a news conference in Abuja to mark the commencement of the commemoration of the 2017 []The post NPC urges FG, states, to boost investment in family planning appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
To reduce child morbidity and mortality in the country, a Gynaecologist with the National Hospital Abuja, Dr. Babatunde Olayinka, has warned pregnant women against taking herbal medicines to avoid giving birth to babies with defects. Olayinka urged pregnant women to abstain from taking drugs generally without the doctors prescription. According to him, herbal drugs have []The post Expert warns against use of herbal medicines in pregnancy appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Babies conceived from artificial methods such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have the same cognitive skills as the babies conceived naturally, revealed a study on Tuesday, contradicting earlier theories that babies born from artificial methods have intellectual impairment. The new study conducted by city-based Indira IVF also states that in []The post IVF babies have same cognitive skills as naturally-born babies Research appeared first on Daily Times 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Over 20,000 people with cases of hypertension, diabetes and other ailments who have been screened have also been receiving treatment in the last eight months under the Kogi state free health initiative of Grassroots Connect Screening for Life or GYB. Chief Executive Officer GYB (Governor Yahaya Bello) Grassroots Connect health outreach, Pharm. Onoja Alexander David, []The post Diabetes, hypertension: 20,000 screened in Kogi appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspap 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer, has reiterated the support of the French government to the partnership between Campus France, Abuja and the Federal University Ndfu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State. The envoy made this known yesterday when he visited the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, in furtherance of the post-graduate []The post FUNAI gets support from French govt for Post-graduate studies appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The people of Obosi, a sprawling suburb of Onitsha, the commercial nerve center of Anambra state have been thrown into confusion following the alleged assassination of a former palace (Imeobi) youth leader, Mr. Ezeugo Ikeomu, popularly called Zion. Sources close to the Obosi community in Idemili North local government area of the state said that []The post Ex-Youth leader assassinated in Anambra appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The people of Obosi, a sprawling suburb of Onitsha, the commercial nerve center of Anambra state have been thrown into confusion following the alleged assassination of a former palace (Imeobi) youth leader, Mr. Ezeugo Ikeomu, popularly called Zion. Sources close to the Obosi community in Idemili North local government area of the state said that []The post Ex-Youth leader assassinated in Anambra appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
A Magistrates Court in Minna has ordered the remand in prison custody of a 33-year-old cleric, Paul Aderinwa, for allegedly raping a minor. Aderinwa was arraigned in court on Thursday on a count charge of rape, contrary to section 283 of the penal code law. The police prosecutor, Inspector Gunduma Ibrahim, told the court that []The post Pastor remanded in prison over alleged rape of minor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer, has reiterated the support of the French government to the partnership between Campus France, Abuja and the Federal University Ndfu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State. The envoy made this known yesterday when he visited the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, in furtherance of the post-graduate []The post FUNAI gets support from French govt for Post-graduate studies appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from N 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
A Magistrates Court in Minna has ordered the remand in prison custody of a 33-year-old cleric, Paul Aderinwa, for allegedly raping a minor. Aderinwa was arraigned in court on Thursday on a count charge of rape, contrary to section 283 of the penal code law. The police prosecutor, Inspector Gunduma Ibrahim, told the court that []The post Pastor remanded in prison over alleged rape of minor appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Gbaramatu Traditional Council in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State has urged the Federal Government to prevail on the management of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), to honour the agreement reached with the people of the oil rich Gbaramatu Kingdom to sustain the prevailing peace in the area. The spokesman of []The post Delta oil community urges FG to prevail on NPDC to give jobs to indigenes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Niger state government has reiterated its determination towards the implementation of programmes and policies that will bring rapid development to the state as well as improve the living standard of the people. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Hon. Ibrahim Isa Ladan, stated this while addressing the newly posted Permanent Secretaries, political appointees and []The post Niger SSG reiterates commitment to devtal policy, programs appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Gbaramatu Traditional Council in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State has urged the Federal Government to prevail on the management of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), to honour the agreement reached with the people of the oil rich Gbaramatu Kingdom to sustain the prevailing peace in the area. The spokesman of []The post Delta oil community urges FG to prevail on NPDC to give jobs to indigenes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria New 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Niger State government has reiterated its determination towards the implementation of programmes and policies that will bring rapid development to the state as well as improve the living standard of the people. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Hon. Ibrahim Isa Ladan, stated this while addressing the newly posted Permanent Secretaries, political appointees and []The post Niger SSG reiterates commitment to devtal policy, programmes appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News fr 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Nigerias Super Eagles have suffered a drop in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday. The Gernot Rohr-led Super Eagles fell one place, from 38th to 39th spot in the global ranking announced by the world football governing body. The 2013 Africa champions also dropped one place to the 6th spot on the continent. []The post Super Eagles Drop In FIFA Ranking appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Manchester United have agreed a 75m fee with Everton for Romelu Lukaku. The BBC reports that United have ended their interest in Real Madrid striker, Alvaro Morata and are now set to bring in the Belgium international. United are ready to use Wayne Rooney, as a makeweight in a sensational move for Lukaku. United boss, []The post Everton accept 75 million bid from Manchester United for Lukaku appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Alexandre Lacazette is now officially an Arsenal player after the London club unveiled him on Wednesday as their latest signing. In an official statement on their website, Arsenal said the French star has agreed to join the Gunners on a long-term contract, for an undisclosed fee. Lacazette is expected to travel with the tour party []The post Its Official! Arsenal Unveil Lacazette appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Federal Government, Thursday commenced a nationwide tax awareness campaign to enlighten members of the public and business community on the need to pay their taxes promptly. The campaign which also marks the observation of Thursday as Tax Day in Nigeria, drummed up support for the executive order signed recently by the Acting President, []The post FG begins tax awareness campaign, marks Tax Day appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Three Crowns Milk, one of Nigerias leading Low Cholesterol Milk brand, has commenced the search for the 2017 Mum of- the- Year, its annual competition for mothers in commemoration of the Mothers Day celebration. According to statement made available to journalists in Lagos recently, the Brand Manager, Miss Mina Georgewill said that the Three Crowns []The post Three Crowns in search of 2017 Mum of-the-Year appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Actress and one-time video vixen, Venita Akpofure Tarka and her husband, Terna Tarka have welcomed their second child. She shared the good news using an adorable art of her cuddling the newborn and her one-year-old daughterThe post Nollywood actress, Venita Akpofure welcomes second child appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria says it has secured approval for the release of three new high-yielding nutrient maize varieties for planting in Nigeria. The Institute made this known in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos. The institute said the approval was granted by the National []The post Institute develops 3 new maize varieties for farmers appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Uzo-Uwani Local Government Council of Enugu State has called on prospective investors to take advantage of the councils vast farm lands and agro-allied potentials. The Caretaker Chairman of the council, Chief Cornell Onwubuya, made the call in a chat with newsmen in Enugu on Wednesday. Onwubuya promised to give the prospective investors the support []The post Uzo-Uwani LG urges investors to explore its agro-allied potentialities appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeri 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Director General, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Professor Lucy Ogbadu, said that Nigeria has great future in Biotechnology in the Agricultural Sector given the enabling environment. Ogbadu, who described Biotechnology as a cutting-edge tool that has the potential of changing the way farming is done and ensuring a food secured Nigeria, said these while []The post Biotechnology: Nigerias potential great DG NABDA appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nig 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
No fewer than 66 persons have benefitted from the Cottage Crops Processing Factory Programme of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) Mr Owolabi Olusegun, a Deputy Director in the Federal Department of Agriculture, said this in Ibadan on Wednesday at the 2nd workshop on Cottage Crops Processing Factories in Nigeria. Olusegun also []The post 66 benefit from FGs crops processing factory programme appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspaper 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The re-occurrent activity of a cult gang, known as Sara-Suka, which has been terrorizing Jos metropolis in Jos-north local government area of Plateau state, was on Wednesday blamed on cheap bail granted to them by the police when arrested. This view was expressed by the Plateau Special Task Force Commander, Major General Ibe Nicholas. Speaking []The post STF tackles Police for granting cheap bail to Sara-Suka cult group appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 07 Jul 2017
The Emir of Ilorin and chairman of the Kwara state traditional council, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has described the demise of the Danmasanin Kano, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule, as a great loss to Nigerians and the international community. The monarch stated this on Wednesday in llorin, the state capital in his condolence message. The condolence message, []The post Sulu-Gambari mourns Maitama Sule appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 
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